Feel free to post any short tips/tricks you have for CivRev here... I will start: Always try to keep some gold around... it will come in handy when you find you really need to rush a few units to defend yourself, or need to rush a wonder. In the beginning, try to save up your first 100 gold (ex. from exploration, caravan, barb camps), so you can get a free settler. After I got the free settler, I usually spend the money on roads. On the City Screen, clicking the L3 button on PS3 goes directly to the custom worker management. When you receive a great people, always choose "Let me think about it.." option first. If it's a great scientist, you can go to your research technology screen to change to the technology that takes longest time to research, then immediately research the tech using the great people. You can delete a unit by clicking R3 button on PS3. Know well the bonus of the civilization your are playing, and consciously try to take advantage of those bonus as much as you can. When attacking a city, move your units to forest tiles or hills whenever possible. Forests give you 50% defensive bonus while attacking from hills gives you 50% attack bonus. Avoid attacking across a river, since there is a -50% attack penalty, for most units. Some units such as artillery don't have this penalty. Usually it's best to settle your first great scientist and great explorer in cities, than use them up for instant money or tech. In diplomacy screen, the discuss current events option can yield some interesting intelligence, such as how many units a city has or which city is building a wonder.